In the year 2114, the wood from 1,000 spruce saplings growing here will be turned into paper and used to print an anthology of 100 unpublished books -- which no one is allowed to read until then.
21 economists crunch the numbers on 10 of the world's most bedeviling problems.
If you combine all our current knowledge of statistics and astronomy, it's nearly comical to believe we're the only intelligent life in the ...
By almost any measure, life in America is much better than in past generations, but few people focus on the progress that's been made, says Steven Johnson.
For over 50 years, the World Future Society has been at the forefront of defining what it means to embrace a Futurist Mindset. Whether you're focused on social impact, creating a disruptive business, or exploring exponential technology, we believe there is a futurist in each of us.
Before you scoff at the pointlessness of yet another social network, web app, or project, remember that we don't always do the research or build the company that is immediately useful or profitable.
; alt=" title="future" width="300" height="391" class="bordered alignleft size-full wp-image-170430" / Click for larger size. From the book "Future Cities: Homes and Living into the 21st Century," 1979, by Kenneth William Gatland and David Jeffries. Source: v.valenti's Flickr stream, via the Boing Boing Flickr pool.